Software Engineer (TS SCI eligible)
Location: US-DC-Washington - 56972
- Software Engineer for the Technical Surveillance Countermeasures Branch.
- Supports the Operations and Radio Frequency (RF) countermeasure sections to research, design, develop and/or modify existing in-house software.
- Stay up-to-date on emerging threats through provided reporting.
- Research and propose software solutions to counter those threats.
- Collaborate with field users from design through implementation of in-house developed software.
- Work closely with technicians and hardware engineers to develop innovative software solutions.
- This position focuses primarily on research and development of equipment required to detect and locate threats posed to USG by emerging technologies.
- Work with other Department of State organizations to determine and understand the vulnerabilities associated with, but not limited to GSM, GPRS, CDMA, IEEE 802.15, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (Wi-Fi), Bluetooth, Zigbee and Zwave.
- Current TOP SECRET Personnel Clearance and be able to qualify for SCI access (SSBI less than 4.5 years old).
- Three years minimum experience work in software engineering, with a Bachelors Degree or higher in Computer Science or similar field;
- Experience with Linux software development.
- Some experience with computer graphic APIs such as OpenGL.
- Understanding of software defined radio systems.
- Possess intermediate skills using Microsoft Suite including, Word, Excel, Power Point and E-mail business software.
- Understanding and/or experience programming on Raspberry Pi, Arduino, or similar hardware platform.
- Understanding of the Internet of Things (IOT) and latest associated trends.
- Ability to demonstrate a good attitude and ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
- Must have the ability to multi-task efficiently, work in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects, and have a strong attention to detail.
Travel Requirements: 0-10%
- Required to travel OCONUS to conduct installation, training or maintenance at diplomatic facilities.
- OCONUS travel may include critical threat locations around the world with austere living conditions.
- Domestic travel may be required for training and program coordination.